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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV31: Age of Householder, Number of Children in Family, Marital Status, Work Experience for People 16 Years and Over: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  16 years and over 16 to 24 years 25 to 34 years 35 years and over
All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)
Black alone
People Who Worked During the Year (16)


Both Sexes
 
    Total
13,342 2,835 21.2 2,099 636 30.3 3,168 924 29.2 8,075 1,275 15.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
6,784 896 13.2 1,158 248 21.4 1,204 120 10.0 4,422 529 12.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
6,558 1,938 29.6 941 388 41.3 1,964 804 40.9 3,653 747 20.4
            1 child 2,927 710 24.2 531 188 35.4 732 237 32.4 1,664 284 17.1
            2 or more children 3,631 1,229 33.8 409 200 48.9 1,233 566 45.9 1,989 462 23.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
2,580 964 37.4 432 257 59.3 1,202 469 39.0 945 239 25.3
            1 child 1,843 628 34.1 307 176 57.4 834 289 34.6 702 163 23.2
            2 or more children 737 337 45.7 125 80 64.2 368 180 49.0 244 76 31.2

Male
 
    Total
5,905 915 15.5 988 262 26.5 1,344 248 18.5 3,573 404 11.3
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
3,314 401 12.1 614 139 22.6 700 70 10.0 2,000 193 9.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
2,591 513 19.8 373 123 33.0 644 178 27.7 1,574 211 13.4
            1 child 1,121 181 16.1 207 56 26.9 264 61 23.0 650 64 9.9
            2 or more children 1,470 332 22.6 167 68 40.6 380 117 30.9 924 147 15.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,058 282 26.6 123 53 43.5 448 125 28.0 488 103 21.1
            1 child 733 169 23.0 88 39 44.6 299 71 23.9 346 58 16.8
            2 or more children 325 113 34.8 35 14 40.6 149 54 36.2 141 45 31.8

Female
 
    Total
7,437 1,920 25.8 1,111 374 33.7 1,824 675 37.0 4,502 871 19.3
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
3,470 495 14.3 544 109 20.1 504 50 9.9 2,422 336 13.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
3,967 1,425 35.9 567 265 46.8 1,320 625 47.4 2,079 535 25.7
            1 child 1,806 529 29.3 325 133 40.9 467 176 37.7 1,014 220 21.7
            2 or more children 2,161 896 41.5 243 132 54.6 853 449 52.6 1,065 315 29.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,522 683 44.9 310 203 65.6 754 344 45.5 458 136 29.7
            1 child 1,110 459 41.4 219 137 62.5 535 217 40.6 355 105 29.5
            2 or more children 412 224 54.3 91 66 73.3 219 126 57.6 102 31 30.3

Poverty Footnotes


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